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Brain Biology Linked To Severe Teenage Antisocial Behaviour

The onset of severe antisocial behavior in teenagers may be more than just ‘falling in with the wrong crowd’. A new study jointly funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Medical Research Council (MRC) reveals that young adults with conduct disorder display an abnormal pattern of brain activity compared with their peers without the disorder. […]

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Romantic Rejection Stimulates Areas Of Brain Involved In Motivation, Reward, And Addiction

The pain and anguish of rejection by a romantic partner may be the result of activity in parts of the brain associated with motivation, reward and addiction cravings, according to a study published in the July issue of the Journal of Neurophysiology. The study’s findings could have implications for understanding why feelings related to romantic […]

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Neuroscientists Can Predict Your Behavior Better Than You

“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half.” – John Wanamaker, 19th-century U.S. department store pioneer. In a study with implications for the advertising industry and public health organizations, UCLA neuroscientists have shown they can use brain scanning to predict whether people will use sunscreen during […]

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